3.13.2010

Knitted Owl Hat

I’ve been on a hat knitting binge this winter.

I had some of my hand dyed berry yarn, that need to become a hat!

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One skein dark with purples it in, the other blues.

I found this hat through Ravelry, a free download. free Owl Hat pattern by Ruthie Knits.

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Just starting here and I’m pleased with how the colors are flecked through out.

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This pattern works up very quickly, perfect for a fast gift and great for just about anyone.

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If you look around on Ravelry you can see the many different versions. Some have small beads in the eye area. I thought I was going to add eyes, but when I couldn’t decide what color or size. I just opted out.

I especially like the version by sekini, she made the owls in a different color, it changed the whole look of the hat!  I would definitely make this pattern again, and try it her way.

May your knitting needles fly as fast as dragonflies….

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3 comments:

  1. That's so funny...I was knitting with a friend a couple of weeks ago and we both agreed that the Celtic knots she was doing looked kind of like owls! I have to find this pattern. I love the yarn color. Did you dye it?
    DJ

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  2. That's adorable! Great job and a lovely yarn choice.

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